State’s chief health officer, Dr Kerry Chant, urges people to get flu vaccinations as 2,000 cases reported in last week
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Surging cases of the flu are putting extra demand on emergency departments around New South Wales, with major outbreaks in boarding houses contributing to a doubling in cases in a week.
According to NSW Health, 2,000 flu cases were reported in the week to 7 May – up from 1,024 the week before.
Read the original article at The Guardian